Fracking fluid spills in canyon

Colorado Highway 65 is closed temporarily Friday in both directions as emergency crews clean up a spill at mile marker 55 in Plateau Canyon. A 330-gallon container of fracking fluid on a BJ Services Co. truck was punctured, spilling about 100 gallons. None of the liquid reached nearby Plateau Creek.



Spill plateau Canyon 12031
Purchase reprints

Colorado Highway 65 is closed temporarily Friday in both directions as emergency crews clean up a spill at mile marker 55 in Plateau Canyon. A 330-gallon container of fracking fluid on a BJ Services Co. truck was punctured, spilling about 100 gallons. None of the liquid reached nearby Plateau Creek.

Fluids used for drilling wells spilled from a truck on Colorado Highway 65 on Friday morning but did not enter Plateau Creek, according to Plateau Valley Fire Protection District Chief Randy…




COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.




Search More Jobs






THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy